Contains: NGC 4339, NGC 4324, M 61, NGC 4303, NGC 4281, NGC 4273, NGC 4261, NGC 4260
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M61 and a battlefield of galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Teleskop Service INED70 Apochromatic refractor

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mount: Skywatcher EQ3

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer: William Optics P-Flat 3

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Red 2"Baader L 2''Baader Blue 2"Baader Green 2"

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheel

Resolution: 2601x1962

Dates: March 22, 2017

Baader Blue 2": 5x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 5x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 18x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 5x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.8 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 23.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.66% job: 1505470

RA center: 185.280 degrees

DEC center: 5.233 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.410 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -68.793 degrees

Field radius: 1.543 degrees

Locations: Nerja, Nerja, Spain


1Up! This makes 96 messiers for my list.

There's 28 NGC galaxies here and 100+ from the PGC list.




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M61 and a battlefield of galaxies,